family Sturnidae


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Noun1.family Sturnidae - Old World starlings
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Oscines, Passeres, suborder Oscines, suborder Passeres - two names for the suborder of typical songbirds
starling - gregarious birds native to the Old World
genus Sturnus, Sturnus - type genus of the Sturnidae: common starlings
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Starlings and mynahs are passerine birds of the family Sturnidae, which includes 114 species.
Might it have been one of the Indian members of the family Sturnidae, a relative of the starlings?

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